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Cancer that starts in the epithelial cells lining the internal organs or tissues.

Cancer that originates in the connective tissues, such as bones, muscles, or fat.

Cancer of the lymphatic system, which includes lymph nodes, spleen, and bone marrow.

Cancer of the blood-forming tissues, characterized by the overproduction of abnormal white blood cells.

Cancer that develops from melanocytes, the pigment-producing cells in the skin.

Cancer that arises from glandular tissue, often found in organs such as the lungs, breast, or prostate.

A type of skin cancer that originates in the basal cells of the skin's epidermis.

Cancer that arises from squamous cells, which are flat cells found in the skin's outer layer and lining of organs.

Cancerous, having the potential to spread and invade nearby tissues or organs.

Not cancerous, typically localized and non-invasive.

The spread of cancer cells from the primary tumor to other parts of the body via the bloodstream or lymphatic system.

Abnormal growth of cells that may be benign or malignant.

A gene that has the potential to cause cancer when mutated or overexpressed.

A medical specialist trained in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer.

Treatment of cancer using high-energy radiation to destroy cancer cells or inhibit their growth.

Treatment of cancer using drugs to kill or slow the growth of cancer cells.

Treatment that uses the body's immune system to fight cancer.

Treatment that alters hormone levels to inhibit the growth of hormone-sensitive tumors.

Treatment that targets specific molecules or pathways involved in cancer growth and progression.

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